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Philadelphia Events for Thursday, December 13
Due to some locations' irregular hours and the potential for last-minute cancellations, be sure to call ahead and double-check with each place that programming is as scheduled. You can also follow Uwishunu on Twitter for up-to-the-minute news.
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December 3, 2012

Zahav Announces Its Annual Very Jewish (And Korean!) Christmas Party, Set For Thursday, December 20

Labeled recently by Food & Wine magazine as an “Empire Builder”, Chef Michael Solomonov will offer tastes of all the traditional Hanukkah favorites this season with a dash of celebrity chef excellence to boost the authentic spices and flavors to a whole delicious new level. For $48 a person, this year’s Hanukkah menu offers six […]

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November 9, 2012

Take The “Tippler’s Tour” Colonial Pub Crawl Of Historic Philadelphia For Yuletide Cheers And Beers, November 15-December 27

It’s a cold, quiet winter night in 1777 as you walk down the cobblestone of 2nd Street. Philadelphia has been captured by the British and their troops have set up camp in Germantown, and after General Washington’s failed attempt to push them out, things look bleak. That is, unless you’re in the City Tavern where […]

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December 10, 2012

PAFA After Dark To Celebrate Frank Furness With Art, Cocktails And Jazz, Thursday, December 13

In the 1960s, Andy Warhol took two seemingly incongruous elements — factory and art — and made them the standard mix for a series of memorable parties, drawing trendy throngs to his New York studio. The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts has brought that tried and true formula forward to the present day with […]

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December 4, 2012

All-Male Gender-Bending “Les Ballets Trockadero De Monte Carlo” Present A Comedic Ballet At The Annenberg Center, December 13-15

The Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo is a travesty of the highest order. That’s by design: the company, which pirouettes into the Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts starting Thursday, December 13, specializes in satirizing dance, especially classical ballet. The parody is apparent from the moment the performers take the stage. It’s an all-male […]

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December 13, 2012

Tonight Picks: PAFA After Dark, Tippler’s Tour, Street Art Show At Tattooed Mom’s, Longwood Gardens Christmas, Comcast Holiday Spectacular And More

[Evenings in Philadelphia are always action-packed, especially during the holiday season, and we want to help you cherry-pick from all the events and activities going on. On certain days that promise particularly bustling evenings, we round up our selections for the most can't-miss pursuits with which to fill your schedule. See you out there!] As […]

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November 12, 2012

1812 Productions’ Dave And Aaron Go To Work Stars Two Masters Of Physical Comedy In A Wordless Vaudevillian Production, Opening November 29

The actors may be silent, but the audience won’t be able to keep quiet when 1812 Productions presents Dave and Aaron Go to Work, opening at Plays & Players Theatre on November 29. You just can’t help but laugh out loud at the antics that go on in this wordless comedy about two friends in […]

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October 22, 2012

Freud’s Last Session, An Imagined Meeting Of Two Great Minds, Opens At The Arden Theatre Thursday October 25

Great minds think alike. Or do they? Well, that depends on who those minds are and the subject matter. But if those two minds are the father of modern psychology and a young author destined for literary fame, you can count on spirited discussions offering much food for thought. That’s just what you get with […]

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November 26, 2012

Arden Theatre Company Puts A New Spin On The Classic Cinderella Story, Starting November 28

The story of Cinderella gets a fresh spin when Arden Children’s Theatre presents this classic tale, starting on November 28. In this version, Cinderella is extremely feisty, the stepsisters are twins, the prince plays a larger role than usual and Mozart makes an appearance. When it comes to children’s fare, the Arden Theatre Company looks […]

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December 17, 2012

Catch Remnants Of Longwood Gardens’ Sensational Summer LIGHT Installation, Still On Display Through The Holidays

Longwood Gardens is one of the Philadelphia region’s most special attractions, a lush world of exotic flowers and plants, with each season bringing a different pleasure: spring magnolias and azaleas; summer roses and water lilies; fall foliage and chrysanthemums; and winter camellias, orchids and palms. This season is an extra-special time to visit Longwood Gardens, […]

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December 13, 2012

Celebrate The “12 Days Of COOKmas” With Daily Discounts On Kitchen And Pantry Items At Audrey Claire’s COOK, December 13-24

  The weather outside is kind of frightful — but here’s something delightful: Audrey Claire COOK is feting the season with a “12 Days Of COOKmas” promotion. Today through Christmas Eve, December 13-24, enjoy a daily rotating discount on different items in COOK’s impressive inventory. The collaborative kitchen/classroom has a highly curated pantry of cookware, […]

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